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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' South, Longitude: 84° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.97 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.5"952.43 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth952.44 mi
24 hours0° 07' 23.1"7.82 mieast0° 02' 35.7"2.98 minorth8.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 163° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.68 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.54 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.0"992.31 miwest0° 09' 49.8"11.26 misouth992.15 mi
24 hours12° 00' 32.5"821.04 mieast3° 45' 18.4"258.10 misouth856.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:40 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:40 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:40 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:40 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 2:40 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 12:40 PM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:40 PM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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